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Find out what the Thomas Jefferson Foundation as well as Monticello staff members and guest bloggers have to say about Jefferson and Monticello.
Monday, May 14, 2007 - 13:07
Thursday, April 26, 2007 - 13:46
We recently received back a book that we had sent out to be repaired, namely The Bizarre Sisters, by Jay and Audrey Walz. I've provided an image of the cover here for your delectation. There was nothing wrong with the case or the text block - it was the dust jacket that was in need of some TLC, and when you see what it looks like, I'm sure you'll understand why we felt the need to preserve it for posterity.MORE »
Thursday, April 26, 2007 - 10:58
A certain segment of the Foundation's staff has recently discovered Robert E. Wright's book The First Wall Street: Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, and the Birth of American Finance, and has glommed onto it in a big way. As I never read any of the books I buy for the library (no time, got things to do), I always appreciate staff book reviews. I'm told that this book makes a potentially dead boring topic interesting and easy to understand. So there you have it! I've been commissioned to buy as many of Mr. Wright's books as I can get my hands on. Brace yourself.MORE »